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Knowledge wins races. Ockam the proven leader in performance information Instruments is committed to provide that knowledge:
  • Through accuracy of the most technologically advanced instruments available.

  • Through research and development of new race winning techniques.

  • Through education for you and your crew.

  • Through exemplary service and support.

  • Cleaner wiring

  • No worries about driving multiple listeners from a single talker

  • Built-in diagnostics (including LED enunciators and monitoring capability).


Tryad System

   A revolutionary new family of components named Tryad  is now available.  The Tryad system is composed of two major parts – the  T1 CPU, redefining the term “CPU” within an instrument system and T2 Multiplex Wind/Boatspeed/NMEA input Interface , optional T3 e/Series  interface (all formats) can be added to enhance the system's features.


Unisyn System

  Unisyn is a new release of the Standard Ockam System ( software rev A16.3) that supports three additional new interface types. The software continues to support all standard interfaces, new features will be activated when the new interface/sensors are installed. The changes described are relative to standard CPU software A14.4.

Custom Polars in the Ockam system.

  Polars have become an indispensable tool for the serious racer. Find out more about them and how they're used in the Ockam system.  Ockam Offers Real Custom Polars (Not just general tables).  Ockam provides complete support for Polars, including on-deck display of polar and target speeds, Wally deltas, Time to Laylines, Routing, Vmc courses, next leg apparent prediction, and Ockam U, a seminar on maximum use of instruments and Polars on the racecourse.


Graphic Strip Charts 

  A graphic history of instrument functions, graphed stripcharts are an invaluable tactical tool on the race course and are often used for performance and tactical evaluation. Ockam offers strip charts (plots of instrument functions versus time) with it’s associated numeric and average values, 4 (Wind Direction, Wind Speed, Current set, Current Drift) at the Matryx Display and any available function on the Ockam system, at your PC via the Ockam soft 3 or at the ESP on-board computer. 


OckamSoft 4

   For the onboard PC, is an instrument display and control application that operates under Windows, but is a more sophisticated package than most single function onboard programs you may have used in the past. It is a suite of 7 programs that greatly expands and enhances the capabilities of the Ockam instrument system.

OckamSoft was onboard America's Cup winner Team New Zealand, and Stars & Stripes, One Australia,     Nippon Challenge and Sydney 95. Read a description of what it does, and download a demo!


Hot Swap program

  Ockam is the only instrument company with a program that promises to keep its instruments up and running, even on short notice. If a component fails, call our service department and get a replacement part delivered by your preferable package service. Then send the defective component back for service.


Below is a short description of the OCKAM System  functions


Boat speed

Wind speed true

Wind direction

Current Set & Drift

Helmsman's guide & speed king's bible

Puffs and lulls independent of Boat speed

Wind shift finder

What the tide is doing for (or to) you


Wind Angle True



Polar Boat speed

Target Boat speed

Boat orientation relative to true wind

Progress into or away from true wind

Progress toward the mark

Off wind check on Boat speed, keeps crew alert

Helmsman's Boat speed target when beating


Opposite Tack Course

Time to Laylines


Other tack's course; Laylines & jibing

Time remaining for tactical decisions

Multiple displays reduce prestart confusion



Waypoint Range & Brg

Depth Surface & Keel

Navigator's most basic DR input

Points to destination, helps call Layline

Basic depth sounder outputs


Apparent wind angle & speed

Load Cell





Rudder & Trim tab

User functions

Basic input; sail oriented wind data

Keeps proper jib shape for conditions

Resolution helps helm stay on course

Used to correct Boat speed, wind angle

Used in DR and true wind angle

24 Hour clock.

Mostly used when analyzing data

10 functions controlled by user programs


CALBoatspeed Master

CALBoatspeed Offset

CAL Wind Angle Offset

CAL Wind speed

CAL Leeway

CAL Upwash

Calibration for Boat speed

Calibration for Boat speed tack-to-tack

Calibration for masthead alignment

Calibration for apparent wind speed

Factor for calculating leeway

Factor for calculating Upwash




Shows which interfaces are working

Shows troubles, e.g.. fouled paddles

For more information please contact us.

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Phone : +1 (630) 501-1938

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